BINUS Business School Undergraduate Program @Greater Jakarta
Method of Education Delivery
The delivery of education services is carried out by using credits (SKS) as a measurement of evaluating students’ learning.
Credits are a way of organizing higher education programs to explain its academic weight.
The semester is a minimum period that describes the duration of the education program.
The General Objective of the credits (SKS) method is to enhance the extent to which higher education can be developed. It involves the presentation of education programs that are flexible and more varied, gives greater opportunity to students when choosing programs, and focuses on planning a definite professional path.
The specific objectives are:
- Allow the students who are clever and diligent to finish their study in a minimum duration.
- Allow the students to choose the subject according to their interest, talent, and capacity.
- Give the possibility to the execution of education system with plural input and output.
- Facilitate the adaptation of the curriculum to the rapid development of knowledge and technology.
- Enables the evaluation system of advance learning of the students could be conducted optimally.
Basic Characteristic of Credit is:
In the credit system, each subject has a weight, namely credits. The number of credits in subjects is various. It is determined by the effort to finish the tasks presented in the lecture program, job training, practical work, and other tasks.
In the credit system, each subject is finished in one semester that lasts for 13 weeks (exclude mid exam and final exam). In addition to quantitative valuation, credit system acknowledges that the finishing of the study unit could be valued quantitatively by giving a weight to the relevant unit.
At BINUS Business School Undergraduate Program, one credit equals to 36-48 hours/semester. In attaining a good result, a student is expected to provide 50 minutes face to face for each credit per week, and at least one or two hours of self-learning. The recently mentioned time is provided to recite and explore the material that has been accepted in the course, for example: reading the textbook suggested, doing the task, etc.
One credit is made up of:
- An academic hour of scheduled face to face learning in the classroom with education staff.
- An academic hour of structured academic activity which is not scheduled but has been planned by education staff (lecturers) e.g.: review session or seminar.
- An academic hour of independent academic activity like reading, summarizing, working on papers etc.
The delivery of education at BINUS Business School Undergraduate Program is achieved through teaching materials, discussion, speeches, case studies, job training, practical work, and other student-centered teaching & learning strategies.
The examinations which are conducted by BINUS Business School Undergraduate Program consist of course examination and final project/thesis examination.
- Course Examination
The examination for each course consists of two forms: Mid-term test (UTS) and Final test (UAS) that are conducted once each semester. For the practical examination in the laboratory, the student must take both theory and practical tests.
- Thesis Examination
Students who finish the report for the thesis take a thesis examination. The mechanism for the thesis examination follows the guidelines for the thesis of each program.
Right to Take the Examination
The right to take the examination is given to students under the following conditions:
- Students are registered during the prevailing semester or academic year and are registered with the subject for that particular examination.
- Students are not on suspension or are taking academic leave.
- Students fulfill other academic requisites, e.g : frequency of attendance.
- Students fulfill all administrative and financial obligations.
Final Term Grade Calculation in BBS Undergraduate Program Courses (NAS)
Table Calculation of Final Score of Theory Course (NAT)
(Score of Assignment)
(Score of Mid-term Test)
(Score of Final Test)
(Final Score of Theory)
|0 %||20 %||30 %||50 %||100 %|
Calculation of Semester Final Score (NAS)
There are two kinds of Calculation:
Subjects that have practical work:
Final Score of Semester (NAS) = (NAT x % Weight of Theory) + (NAP x % Weight of Practical Work)
Subjects that have no practical work:
Final Score of Semester (NAS) = Final Score of Theory (NAT)
Note: Semester Final Score (NAS) determines the grade for the subject.
The evaluation system that meets the objectives of the education program at BINUS Business School Undergraduate Program is an Absolute Evaluation System.
The Final Score for the semester is presented with the following Alphabetical Values. Presented with the following Alphabetical Values:
Table of Grading System for BINUS Business School Undergraduate Program @Greater Jakarta
|Weight||Final Score of Semester||Description|
|A||4||90 – 100||High Distinction|
|A-||3.67||85 – 89|
|B+||3.33||80 – 84|
|B||3||75 – 79||Distinction|
|B-||2.5||70 – 74|
|C||2||65 – 69||Pass|
|D||1||50 – 64||Near Pass|
|E||0||0 – 49||Fail|
Credit load in one Semester
Study load in one semester can be determined by individual ability and by looking at the students’ results from the last semester, which are measured by Semester Grade Point Average (IPS/GPS), or all of the semesters by Cumulative Grade Point Average (IPK/GPA).
Semester Grade Point Average (IPS/GPS) is counted as follow:
Cumulative Grade Point Average (IPK/GPA) is counted as follow:
K = Number of credits taken in related semester
N = Weight of each subject taken
M = Conversion Value (K x N)
L = Number of pass credits
Table of Prerequisites
The students must pass all courses which are stated in the table of prerequisites with minimum score required is D (for certain department, the minimum score required is C).
Tutorial and Multipaper Examination
- Students must attend tutorial courses and multipaper exams which are stated in Quality Controlled Courses List.
- For leave or remedial students, they do not require to follow the tutorial, but they are still required to follow multipaper exams.
Studying Success Evaluation of BINUS Business School Undergraduate Program
The students must fulfill the following requirements:
- Passing the final examination of final project/thesis and collect its hard covers.
- Obtaining minimum cumulative credits of 146 (including the thesis) for Undergraduate programs. The double majors have its own rules. Otherwise stated as elective courses, all courses (Mata Kuliah) are compulsory.
- Achieving GPA at a minimum of 2,00 and finishing all obligatory subjects.
- Passing all of the subjects of Quality Controlled Courses (PM).
- Not having an outstanding loan (finance, library, and administration).
Curriculum in BBS Undergraduate Programs @Greater Jakarta
A. 3+1 Curriculum
Since the academic year of 2014/2015, BINUS UNIVERSITY has implemented a 3+1 curriculum that allows students to have a one-year enrichment program. The program consists of two semesters with varying credits from 8 to 20 credits per semester. Nowadays, students may choose one of the seven tracks, namely 1) Certified Internship Track; 2) Certified Entrepreneurship Track; 3) Certified Community Development Track; 4) Certified Research Track; 5) Certified Study Abroad Track; 6) Certified Specific Independent Study Track; 7) Further Study Track. The Further Study Track is available for students who would like to pursue a master’s degree in Binus University. By the end of each semester, students will submit an enrichment report and an assessment related to technical competencies and soft skills in their disciplines.
B. 2+1+1 Curriculum
In addition to the 3+1 curriculum, BINUS UNIVERSITY has implemented a 2+1+1 curriculum that offers Mobility Program for undergraduate students who have similar study programs in BINUS @Greater Jakarta, BINUS @Bandung, BINUS @Malang and BINUS @Semarang. It allows students to have a two-year study in the home campus, one-year mobility program in the host campus and one-year enrichment program. In this regard, students at BINUS @Bandung, BINUS @Malang or BINUS @Semarang will be able to study at BINUS @Greater Jakarta, and vice versa. The curriculum is personalized, meaning that students are free to choose streaming, or Minor Program, or Free Electives.
Streaming consists of in-depth and specific courses in a study program that represent the needs of industry and the latest developments in science and technology. Each streaming has its advantages/uniqueness to deepen its Major. Students can choose all available streams in the same study program in Greater Jakarta, Malang, Bandung, or Semarang in which students’ choice will determine the city that they will visit.
Minor programs equip students with multidisciplinary knowledge and skills (not necessarily within the same Faculty/School). Each Minor has student outcomes according to its superiority/uniqueness to expand what has been achieved in the Major. Minor programs can be chosen by all Binusians on all campuses. Minor program has its own uniqueness according to its Binus campus location, so that students’ minor choice will determine the city that they will visit.
|Minor Program||Semester 4||Semester 5|
|Minor @ Binus Kemanggisan|
|Human Capital in Digital Workplace||v||v|
|Cross Cultural Communication||v||v|
|Interactive & Users Experience Design||v||v|
|Robotic Process Automation||v||v|
|Minor @ Binus Alam Sutera|
|Minor @ Binus Bekasi|
|Minor @ Binus Malang|
|Minor @ Binus Bandung|
Free electives facilitate students to take any courses from the existing fields of studies based on individual preferences. Free electives are personalized based on student choices. Free Electives have student outcomes related to interdisciplinary knowledge and skills and they have no specific Learning Outcomes. Each campus has its own free elective courses to facilitate the mobility of students who want to take free elective courses. The subjects offered for free electives are grouped based on its own field of subjects (e.g., Humanities, Engineering, Economy, Social Politics, Life Science, Arts, etc.) on each campus. The lists of free electives will be updated on curriculum.binus.ac.id.
The placement for Binus @Malang, Binus @Bandung and Binus @Semarang students will be adjusted based on the number of students at Binus University Jakarta (Host Campus).
Considering the urgency of the enrichment program to achieve learning outcomes, all courses in the enrichment program become one entity. It means that if there is one or more than one failed courses in the enrichment program, the whole courses in enrichment program will also be failed.
Certified Internship Track:
The industrial experience track aims to facilitate students in the real industrial setting. By following this track, students will work full time and have exposure to the industrial experience in multinational or top national companies where they have job tasks related to their study programs. The assessment for this track will involve both industry supervisor and faculty member supervisor to assess students’ performance. Through this program, students will also have opportunities for future employability/job offers, talent grooming (e.g., MT Program, LD Program).
Certified Entrepreneurship Track:
This track provides students with real experiences to become entrepreneurs through business start-ups. Students will come to the office at BINUS Campus from 09.00 – 18.00 from Monday to Friday. The Office will be supported by Coaches, Content & Administration Officers, and Program Officers. In this Entrepreneurship track, students create prototype products that will monetized and supported internally with links to industry within the program. External supports will be provided by Mentors from industry related to the business Start Up.
Certified Community Development Track:
Community Development is a program conducted by students to achieve the 5th mission of BINUS UNIVERSITY: to improve the quality of life of Indonesian and global community. These initiatives include: 1) Scheduled Voluntary Services incorporated in a Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) or a Social Foundation’s Program; and 2) Community Development activities to improve the community’s ecosystems. In addition to utilizing their knowledge to design and implement a system in communities (excerpted from their technical competence and soft skill), students will have direct interaction with local people as well as enjoy the opportunity of living in with them.
Certified Research Track:
This track allows students to get involved in conducting research related to the study program scope. The student will become a junior researcher in a research team. The research itself can be conducted in BINUS or outside BINUS (e.g., government research institution, R&D unit in a company). Students can start from writing a research proposal or jump directly into an ongoing research activity in that institution (not necessarily developing a research proposal).
Certified Study Abroad Track:
This track offers opportunities for students to have study experience in foreign countries. Courses that are taken by students are transferred directly to the respective courses in BINUS transcripts. Through this track, students will gain exposure to international experience, such as personal development, academic development, and cultural value.
Certified Specific Independent Study Track
This track allows students to have the freedom to learn outside the university where they will be equipped with knowledge and skills to develop an agile mindset, competitiveness, and adaptability. Students will receive certification to strengthen industry 4.0 skills and enhance the relevance of university with the industry. Furthermore, they will be able to learn from industry experts who share practical and real experience, and they will engage in project-based learning to improve their skills.
Further Study Track:
This track enables students who meet the specified criteria, such as GPA of 3.25 and above, no retaken courses, and completion of an enrichment program in semester 6, to directly continue their master’s degree at Binus University. Through this track, students can complete their undergraduate and graduate programs in only 10 semesters (5 years). At the end of the studies, students will be able to improve their knowledge and skills to launch their own business or become competent graduates who work in national or global companies.
To finish the Diploma/Undergraduate program (S1) at BINUS UNIVERSITY, students must be capable of compiling and presenting their thesis to the examiner. The thesis compilation must be relevant to the rules of the department. It must be conducted by the individual, guided by a supervisor that is appointed by the head of the department or study program.
For students who take enrichment program I & II with a total of 40 credits in two semesters, if they fulfil the requirements from the study programs or programs, such as minimum GPA, they will be able to take pre-thesis with enrichment I and thesis with enrichment II. This scheme allows students to finish their undergraduate studies in 7 semesters (3.5. years). Since the minimum GPA requirements vary across schools/faculties, students should seek information from their respective programs or programs for further information regarding the pre-thesis and thesis implementation.
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